Sergei Prokofiev in Saint Petersburg Conservatory - 17 December, 1912

from Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 17 December 1912, page 263:

On Sunday Max came and the three of us - with Mama - went off about one o'clock to the launch ceremony of the Conservatoire's Jubilee. The stage, decked out in green cloth, looked very smart. At the front of the stage a table stretched right the way across, and behind it sat the most highly esteemed professors and members of the directorate. Behind them was the orchestra, and further back still an enormous choir dressed in white. The scene was ablaze with light, greenery, palms, flags and tricolour banner. The elegant audience was resplendent in white gowns and evening dress. The …   more >>

cite as

Sergei Prokofiev, Sergey Prokofiev diaries: 17 December 1912. In Sergey Prokofiev, and Anthony Phillips (ed.), Sergey Prokofiev diaries, volume 3 (Ithaca N.Y, 2006), p. 263. accessed: 6 July, 2022

location of experience: Saint Petersburg Conservatory


Sergei Prokofiev
performer, Composer, Musician

Listening to

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written by Aleksandr Glazunov
performed by Carolina Ferni-Giraldoni, Gabel, Leopold Auer
written by S. Orlov
performed by Students of the Imperial Conservatoire

Experience Information

Date/Time 17 December, 1912
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by isobel.1111 on Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19:10:24 +0100
Approved on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 09:57:09 +0100